U.S. COUGAR 6×6 MRAP VEHICLE

U.S. Cougar 6×6 MRAP vehicle, developed by the U.S. company Force Protection Inc., is an armored vehicle which can withstand roadside bombs attacks and ambushes. It is powered by a 330hp Caterpillar C-7 diesel engine; it uses a 6x6 chassis; its maximum speed can be up to 105km/h; it can carry 10 people; The vehicle can withstand the detonation of 13.6kg TNT charge under front and rear axles, and 6.8kg TNT charge under the middle of the vehicle; both the hull and bullet-proof windows can withstand 7.62mm bullets; an M2 MG, M240 GPMG or MK19 grenade launcher can be mounted on the roof. In 2004, Cougar started to serve in U.S. armed forces. It’s mainly used for patrols, transporting troops, commanding, towing heavy guns, engineering service and rescuing. In November of the same year, Cougar vehicles with the 1st Marine Division of United Stated Marine Corps stationed in Iraq took part in the Battle of Fallujah.

 

KIT INFO

This 1/35 scale U.S. Cougar 6×6 MRAP Vehicle plastic model kit can be built as Cougar 6×6 or Cougar 6×6 HEV MRAP. Interiors of the cab and troop compartment are perfectly reproduced. All doors can be built open or closed. Roof gun mount is rotatable. Precision PE parts are included. Two painting schemes are provided.
Length: 226mm   Width: 79mm

  • This precise model fully shows COUGAR’s massive size and powerful appearance.

  • The detailed V-shaped chassis of MRAP vehicle is realistically represented.

  • Doors of the driving cab can be built open or closed. Precision interiors can be seen when they are open.

  • Rear doors can be built open or closed. Interiors of the troop compartment are precisely represented.

  • Transparent green parts are used to replicate the bullet-proof glass. They don’t need painting.

  • Roof gun mount is rotatable. Precision machine gun and ammunition belt make the kit more interesting.

  • Lots of details on the rear of the vehicle are realistically reproduced.

  • Rubber tyre treads are apparent. Wheel hubs details are realistic.

  • The kit contains yellow and clear sprues, black vinyl sprues, eight tyres, a PE fret and a decal sheet.